Maine Open Winery Day at Deer Island Cider Co.
Join winemaker Flip McFarland in the morning for a community cider pressing and at 2 PM for a wine tasting.
10 AM – Noon COMMUNITY CIDER PRESSING Watch our newly built homestead press in action as we make fresh, early cider from different varieties of Deer Isle apples. Learn how to build this homestead fruit press. Taste the juice!
2:00 PM THE ART OF SPARKLING CIDER & WINE TASTING
Flip McFarland will share his methodology of making still and sparkling ciders and apple cider vinegar, including harvesting and sweating the apples, grinding and pressing, testing, fermentation, and bottling. (Participants must be 21 years of age, tasting fee $8)